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Herman Kuiper Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Herman Kuiper Collection, 1915-1962

ID: COLL/154

Primary Creator: Herman Kuiper (1889-1963)

Extent: 7.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Folder level description

Biographical Note

Herman Kuiper was born in the Netherlands, December 18, 1889, the youngest of the eight children of Rev. Klaas Kuiper.  When he was very young, his family moved to the United States, to the Chicago area.

After graduating from our seminary in 1913, he attended Princeton Theological Seminary for two years.  Interrupting his studies there because of World War I, he entered the ministry serving in the Rock Valley, Iowa, church and in Oakdale Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan, until 1925.  Then a three-year leave of absence enabled him to get his doctoral degree at the Free University.  His ministry then took him to Fourth Roseland, Chicago, Illinois; Rock Valley for a second time; and Second Redlands, California.  In 1952, Dr. Kuiper was appointed as professor of systematic theology at Calvin Seminary, serving until his retirement in 1958. Herman Kuiper passed away due to a ruptured aorta on January 13, 1963 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was survived by his wife of 48 years.

The collection of his sermons and articles shows him to be a careful exegeter of God’s Word, and a sensitive pastor of God’s people.


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Series 2: Sermon Booklets --- 1915-1950
Box 2
Item 1: Old Testament: Genesis to Malachi --- 1917-1944
Box 3
Item 1: New Testament: Matthew to Luke --- 1917-1947
Box 4
Item 1: New Testament: John to Romans --- 1917-1947
Box 5
Item 1: New Testament: Galatians to Jude --- 1917-1947
Box 6
Item 1: Revelation and some occasions --- 1921-1950
Item 2: Heidelberg Catechism, Lord's Day 1-28 --- 1915-1944
Item 3: Sermon Booklets --- 1915-1944
Item 4: Miscellaneous --- 1936-1950
Box 7
Folder 1: Heidelberg Catechism, Lord's Day 1-28 --- 1915-1944
Folder 2: Chicago Situation: A Word of Warning to the Churches --- 1936
[HERH LC586.C6 K84]
Folder 3: Summary of the Christian Religion --- 1949, 1950
Folder 4: Correspondence --- 1937

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